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Cite Your Sources

Citation guides (see Citation Styles and Guides) will help with articles and other standard sources, but you may not find examples or specific guidelines for business sources. Just use your best judgment based on the guidelines.Here's an example for IBISWorld (without the correct indentation) in APA:

Rivera, E. (2018, June).  Family clothing stores in the US:  Industry Report. Retrieved from

For more help, I like the following guides (developed by librarians so you can trust them). They are all just examples and they may not necessarily all agree, so use what works best for you (and your instructor) and be consistent.

Associated Press Stylebook Online provides guidelines for news writing. Many newspapers, magazines and public relations offices across the United States use AP style. AP style provides consistent guidelines for such publications in terms of grammar, spelling, punctuation and language usage.